Browsing: Agroecology

The decision by the Kenyan government to lift the moratorium effected in 2012, against the open cultivation and importation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs); has thrown Kenyans and the entire East African region into the horns of a dilemma.

GM technology in the continent has almost been a ‘taboo,’ largely and vehemently shunned by the majority, given the plethora of myths besieging it, pertinently implications on health and environmental safety.

The approval allows the cultivation and importation of genetically modified (GM) maize, for mass consumption in the wake of the devastat...

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